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to focus on education in inner-city is and in fact that's what many of them did in the leader parts of their lives. so, we need to call young people back to service and this sort of great young talent getting out of politics and in doing great work in these other sectors back into the political process to get >> host: how do we do that? how does the political class and the current apparatus attract more young people? is it irrepressible? >> guest: the people going into politics a lot of them are coming through the same sort of career approach rising up through the ranks of running for city council and wanting to -- a young career politician is no better than an old career politician. there needs to be a generational commitment to do this. if you have a group of people to do this than you could make an impact. it's not to be someone like a jim webb who came to congress could make an impact and then sort of checked out and said there isn't a role for one person if you don't have a group or coalition of people coming together to solve problems and that is what this generation needs. as
in education and if they want to get involved, it's completely up to them, students first.org it doing, according to many critics and others, all kinds of interesting work. most importantly, the book -- there's a lady that asked a question. she has two or throw books. the book has received incredible reviews. i you have any stake in education or education means anything to you personally, your kids, your family, the future of the country, they're pointing to many individuals, it's a must-read and i'd strongly recommend. so, in that note, please join in the thanking michelle rhee. [applause] >> up next, after words with guest host jamie weinstein. this week, kim ghattas and her book: the secretary, a journey with hillary clinton from beirut to the heart of american power." she conditions miss clinton's role, and whether u.s. power is in decline. the program is about an hour. >> where we should begin is to talk about your biography. i think as much as this book is about hillary clinton and her time as secretary of state, it's also about your experience from beirut to covering the secret
if those people were young today they wouldn't do that. they would focus on education in inner cities and that's what many of them did in the later parts of their lives. so, we need to call young people book to service. we need to call the sort of brain drain of all these great young talent going out of politics and into doing great work in other sectors, back into the political process. >> host: how does the political class and the current apparatus attract more young people? is it irreparable. >> guest: it's very difficult because young people going into politics, a lot of them are coming through the same sort of career approach, rising up through the ranks of running for city council and then wanting to run -- and a young career politician is no better than an old career politician. someone who has amibition in the future. we need people with a sense of service and commitment back in politics. there needs to be a generational commitment to do this, and that's -- this generation needs to realize the importance. if you have a group of people together to do this, then you could make a
student loans and how our educational system is getting better although we care about those things very much. we care about issues that older americans care about. we care about where we are investing in this country and we care about all these things and politicians have been correctly assessed why that matters. young people who care about deficits and debt issues years ago. they said that was an important issue along time ago. >> host: yeah i'm sure that's true but is it really chew the young people are thinking about entitlement reform and you know long-term tax reform in that kind of thing? >> guest: i think they care about the basic principle behind it. i don't know that people of this generation or anyone are anyone in this country has a detailed plan for how to address these things except some people in congress but i think we understand the principle behind meeting to make decisions and not wanting to be stuck with having to pay this bill down the road. i think that something this generation has been aware of because we have been talking about it for a long time. >> host: and no
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